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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Does everything have to have a creator?

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chris2 wrote:

I do not believe in evolution. I do not understand how something this complex came into existence, where did our DNA came from?

If you are saying that the DNA is so complex that it can't just have happened by accident, you are probably right. But wait, it took billions of years for the accident to happen. It is said that given long enough time, even monkeys can type out the whole Shakespeare Chronicles.

A closer look at genetic algorithms will show that forming DNAs are simpler because just once if simple pre-DNA things are formed, they will want to go to the next step themselves.

Evolution theory is a complicated way of saying, 'Stable things will try to produce more stable things'

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Chris2 wrote:

But if God created us, who created God?

God does not need to be created because God's existence is not a contingent truth.

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

It is said that given long enough time, even monkeys can type out the whole Shakespeare Chronicles.

It is strange but that is the most convincing argument against Darwin's theory.

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I do not get it. What does it mean to undeline theory?

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**David****Member**- From: Bumpkinland
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Because evolution is just a theory. Personally, to me, I will tell everyone from both sides that they are neither correct nor wrong. Time will tell.

Meaningless, meaningless, Everything is meaningless! - Ecclesiastes 1:2

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Chris2 wrote:

Because evolution is just a theory.

Yes, it is. But what are things which aren't just a theory?

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**David****Member**- From: Bumpkinland
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Can't think of any.

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That's okay.

We use a principle called Occam's Razor to select a theory when many are available. The principle states that among competing hypotheses that predict equally well, the one with the fewest assumptions should be selected.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Is that not an assumption?

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**David****Member**- From: Bumpkinland
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And isn't an assumption make it a theory already?

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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when many are available.

Does that not suggest that we do not know?

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It is an assumption, but it seems to be simpler to comprehend than some other assumption.

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We can also assume three legged mice on Venus but of what value is that? -bobbym

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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I think it is 8 legged mice.

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What?

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Your Venusian mouse is missing some legs.

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8 legged mice are called spiders

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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but it seems to be simpler to comprehend than some other assumption

It also seems a bit outdated.

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What? Evolution?

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes

he admitted he knew nothing about math. He had no computer, he sailed to Galapagos in a wooden ship with sails for power. Seems like that old fellow needs some updating...

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I think his ideas have been updated

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Why even bother? Since we know nothing about life on other planets and we are still discovering new species here how can we call the theory valid?

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We do not have anything that is a completely valid theory in science.

Whether you want to bother or not is a choice

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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But is it even partially valid?

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